Music in the Castle of Heaven

An original composition based around a field recording from Hamburg… Original field Recording:   Re-Imagining: The title of the re-imagined version comes from the book of the same name by John Eliot Gardiner – a study of JS Bach. Everything in the remix comes from the original field recording; nothing has been added. The opening […]

Cities and Memory: Utopia

Cities and Memory: Utopia takes one of English Literature’s great works of imagination, (Thomas More’s Utopia), and creates something new from the collective imagination of sound artists from around the world. A woodcut map from the second printed edition of Utopia from 1518, was divided into 30 grid squares. Sound artists each took a small section […]

World Listening Day – Sound Waves Composition

World Listening Day – Sound Waves composition  As part of the overall Sound Waves project, 38 sound artists from around the world have submitted a field recording and re imagining of water somewhere in the world: ocean, river, lake, stream, swimming pool, boiling kettle, splash of a puddle – anything in which water is the defining sound. These reimagined sounds have been […]

Sound Waves – Cities and Memory

Sound Waves is a project by Cities and Memory that forms part of World Listening Day 2015. It will celebrate and build on this year’s World Listening Day theme of water by presenting a collective re imagining of the sounds of water around the world and the role it plays in our lives. Artists submit a field recording and re imagining of water somewhere […]